The GCC employment and immigration regimes continue to be subject to increasing changes and developments. Against the current global economic climate, the GCC governments are keen on facilitating long-term and sustained foreign direct investment and economic activity whilst preserving the ultimate rights and protections of the local population. In this alert, we highlight the key employment and immigration developments across the GCC.
Key developments in the UAE include the following:
Key developments in the KSA include the following:
Key developments in Oman include the following:
Key developments in Bahrain include the following:
Despite being in the midst of the summer months, the pace of change in the fields of immigration and employment law across the GCC continues to intensify, with a number of the GCC countries adopting changes or amendments to their existing legal frameworks. All these developments form part of the GCC countries’ continued visions for future growth, investment and sustained economic prosperity.
We will continue to monitor these changes and keep you up to date on any developments.
Middle East Tax & Legal Services Leader, PwC Middle East
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Legal Leader | Head of Corporate, PwC Legal Middle East
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Immigration Leader, PwC Legal Middle East
Tel: +971 (0)55 876 1249